Cynthia “Cindy” attended Arizona State University where she received her nursing degree in 1992. She later became certified as a nurse practitioner in 1997 from the University of Phoenix. Cindy has many years of hospital experience in labor and delivery as well as experience as a women’s health nurse practitioner. An instructor, Cindy teaches nurse practitioner students at the University of Phoenix. She joined the Desert West staff in 2008. Cindy likes to run, exercise and spend time with her family and friends.